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Tuesday 21 January 1969

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 21, 1969). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Karina Lombard and Rusty Greer. In that special week of January people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. In UK Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da by Marmalade was in the top 5 hits. Samurai Banners, directed by Hiroshi Inagaki, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969 while The Day Kennedy Was Shot by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hilfe, wir bauen. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Space Travel.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Samurai Banners

Directed by: Hiroshi Inagaki

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Yoshiko Sakuma, Kinnosuke Nakamura, Yûjirô Ishihara

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More Dead Than Alive

Directed by: Robert Sparr

Starring: Clint Walker, Vincent Price, Anne Francis, Paul Hampton

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The Shoes of the Fisherman

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Anthony Quinn, Laurence Olivier, Oskar Werner, David Janssen

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Directed by: Ousmane Sembene

Starring: Makhouredia Gueye, Ynousse N'Diaye, Isseu Niang, Serigne N'Diayes

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Directed by: Michael Sarne

Starring: Geneviève Waïte, Christian Doermer, Calvin Lockhart, Donald Sutherland

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Hilfe, wir bauen

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Der rasende Lokalreporter

Written by: Klaus Peter Schreiner

Directed by: Truck Branss

Starring: Walter Giller, Balduin Baas, Marianne Koch, Robert Meyn


Starring: Ty Hardin

Country: Australia

This Is Tom Jones

Pippi Longstocking

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 January 1969 ?

  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
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  • 22nd NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 3-3 at MontrTal, Quebec, Canada.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 21, 1969 - Geocentric view

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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Day Kennedy Was Shot

By: Jim Bishop

A minute-by-minute narrative account of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination, The Day Kennedy Was Shot captures the action, mystery, and drama that unfolded on November 22, 1963. Author

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Space Travel

Platform: Multics, GECOS, PDP-7

Genre: Simulation game

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